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You Gotta Friend in Me

A few days ago the Hollywood Reporter came out with a story insinuating that Marvel wasn’t playing nice by not getting behind the promotional synergy push for Walt Disney Animation Studio’s Big Hero 6. 215 more words

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The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic to Air This Fall

If the air feels crisp this September, it’s not just the cool fall breeze. Walt Disney Animation Studios and ABC are giving viewers unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the making of  344 more words


ABC to Air 'The Story of Frozen' Behind-the-Scenes Special

ABC has announced a “Frozen” behind-the-scenes special, titled “The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic,” scheduled to air at 8 p.m. Sept. 2. 223 more words


DisneyToon Studios Hit By More Layoffs

Things are getting leaner at the House of Mouse once again. This time it’s DisneyToon Studios that is handing out pink slips. About 17 of the 60 full-time employees at the primarily direct-to-video animation group have been laid off, with some occurring last week and the rest to leave during the next month. 277 more words


AFI Challenge: Toy Story

This is my second entry in the AFI Challenge (see its About page) and it’d be an understatement to say that I enjoyed watching this movie more than the last one. 1,922 more words

AFI Challenge

Imitation VS Innovation

Everyone’s looking for the next JK Rowling, but like any “Cinderella Story”, they tend to forget that there’s no such thing as an overnight success.  According to Wikipedia, JK Rowling was rejected by 12 different publishing houses before Bloomsbury agreed to publish the first Harry Potter Book.  335 more words


Pixar Was My Dream

As soon as I heard John Lasseter, creative head of Pixar Animation Studios, speak these words, “I want someone who has this burning desire to tell a story that they want to tell”, I knew he was talking directly to me. 1,263 more words